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Summerset Winery

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Exploring Iowa

Great stop on wine trails! Nestled into the countryside, great setting with great views! Nice... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
Matt G
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Quality wines, great setting!

My wife and I have been to Summerset both for tastings and for live music on Sundays, including as... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
ConnerT4
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Warrensburg, Missouri
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Located just minutes outside of Des Moines, Iowa in Indianola. Summerset Winery produces award winning Iowa wines from locally grown grapes. The winery specialises in hosting corporate events, weddings, live music concerts, and has a tasting room...more
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15101 Fairfax St, Indianola, IA 50125-8346
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is an unpretentious tasting room with friendly, accommodating staff. Not every wine is good, but they do make some products tasty enough to make the journey worthwhile. Follow the signs, it is way out in the country!

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Great stop on wine trails! Nestled into the countryside, great setting with great views! Nice drive through some of the vineyard as you approach the tasting room, the tasting room was stunning inside. Phenomenal wine selections, knowledgeable staff, great knowledge of the industry and even...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

My wife and I have been to Summerset both for tastings and for live music on Sundays, including as recently as a couple of weeks ago. The location is beautiful, out in the country amongst the trees and hills. We've been to many wineries in...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

We went here to add several grapes to our tasting list (now over 260) and we were not disappointed. We are dry wine drinkers and they have several, but most leaned toward the semi-sweet to sweet. Not what we like. Those wines taste OK, but...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Spent the afternoon here yesterday with our friends. We tasted 3 wines and were able to sit for 4 hours uninterrupted. They let us bring in our own snacks. They were friendly and we had a great time! They had a band outdoors to listen...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

We received a very friendly welcome at Summerset winery. It's a nice setting and a good location for a picnic. The wines themselves are made exclusively from American grapes or hybrids and aren't what you are used to. Not my style but still a pleasant...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Beautiful vineyard setting with good wine, good music & great people. Owners Ron & Linda Mark are fun and gracious host/hostess. You are welcome to bring your own bistro-style picnic or you may purchase cheese, meats & crackers there. Events move inside in the event...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

We completed a half marathon to benefit Iowa Special Olympics and a friend of ours recommended we go to the Summerset Winery. There were no issues with the staff accepting three stinky runners, the wines were fabulous and sitting on the back porch was a...More

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Summerset W, Manager at Summerset Winery, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2017

Thank you very much for stopping by the winery, and for the kind review! We are very happy you enjoyed it! Also, she said YES! :)

Reviewed November 9, 2016

This is a great place to go on Sunday afternoons for wine and great music. They never disappoint. Great for outdoors or indoors no matter the weather.

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Summerset W, Manager at Summerset Winery, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad you enjoy your time out with us for Sunday Tunes. We can't wait to have you back! Sincerely, The Summerset Team

Reviewed November 7, 2016

We wanted to spend a beautiful Sunday afternoon outside, have a picnic, and listen to some music; we thought Summerset Winery would be great. We were greeted at the entrance to the vineyard by a $10.00 charge, which they typically only do for part of...More

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Summerset W, Manager at Summerset Winery, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2016

Hello, thank you for choosing to spend your Sunday afternoon with us and thank you for your feedback! We do charge a cover of $5/person on Sunday's when we have Sunday Tunes going on. We apologize about not having ice right away, we refill as...More

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Response from Kevin N | Reviewed this property |
Private courses - Glenn Oaks, Wakonda, and Des Moines Golf and Country have hosted small PGA events in the past. Glenn Oaks hosted the senior open once. For city courses, Waveland is fairly old and really, really hilly... More
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